How to Get an Agent
Online Workshop presented by Savvy Authors
When: June 11-July 8, 2012
Where: SavvyAuthors http://www.savvyauthors.com/vb/showevent.php?eventid=885
Conventional wisdom says it’s harder to find a good agent than a good editor, but these days, having representation is almost a must. Find out how to snag the agent that’s right for you and avoid the many dangerous pitfalls associated with agent-hunting. Learn how agents work, what to expect, and your role as an agented author.
The Synopsis Queen Tells All
When: Sept. 3-30, 2012
Where: Colorado Romance Writers
Cost: Information to come
If you’re going to sell books to publishers, you must learn how to write a dynamic synopsis. Learn a foolproof formula for writing a synopsis that sings, from an author who has sold several books on synopsis alone. You don’t have to hate synopsis-writing anymore!
The Sixth Sense: All About Psychics
When: Oct. 1 – 31, 2012
Where: Kiss of Death College of Felony and Intrigue (COFFIN)
Cost: $15 for KOD members, $30 for non-members
Whether they’re foretelling the future, chasing down ghosts, or working with the police to find a missing person or catch a murderer, a psychic character can make for an exciting plot. But a lack of understanding on the writer’s part can result in an inaccurate portrayal. In this informative workshop, you’ll learn about the different types of psychics, from palm readers to trance mediums, and how they glean information unavailable to the average person. Learn how they work with law enforcement to help detectives solve crimes as well as other functions a psychic can serve in your story. Whether you’re a believer in the paranormal or a confirmed skeptic, this presentation will help you to write about psychic characters with confidence. You might even discover you’re a little bit psychic yourself. Workshop presenter Karen Leabo/Kara Lennox will bring some common tools used by psychics and show how they’re used.